Superior vena caval stenosis: a complication of transvenous endocardial pacing.

@article{Matthews1979SuperiorVC,
  title={Superior vena caval stenosis: a complication of transvenous endocardial pacing.},
  author={David M Matthews and J. Colin Forfar},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1979},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={412-3}
}
Superior vena caval obstruction is a rare complication of transvenous endocardial pacing and is usually the result of thrombus formation round the pacing electrode (Kosowsky and Barr, 1972). We report a case of superior vena caval obstruction without thrombus formation secondary to localised stenosis at the site of the proximal cut end of a retracted… CONTINUE READING